The Life of a Dementia Patient

The Life of a Dementia Patient

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  • The Life of a Dementia Patient
  • Signs & Symptoms: People with dementia may have problems with short-term memory, keeping track of a purse or wallet, paying bills, planning and preparing meals, remembering appointments or traveling out of the neighborhood.
  • Where's my darn pills peggie?!?
  • Wait up Sarah, What year did I climb Mount Everest?
  • Causes Dementia can be caused by a head injury, a stroke, or a brain tumor.
  • Who is Sarah, and you never climb Mount Everest!!!
  • Sir why do you have a crown on?
  • Diagnostic tests: People with symptoms of dementia are often given questionnaires to help test their mental abilities, to see how severe any memory problems may be. One widely used test is the mini mental state examination (MMSE).
  • I am the Queen of Egypt!!
  • This is the bakery BURT!!
  • Prognosis: A person normally lives years after S/S. Survival can range from 4-20 years.
  • What kind of Kirk Franklin concert is this ?
  • Treatment: There is no cure and no treatment that slows or stops its progression. But there are drug treatments that may temporarily improve symptoms.
  • Im still alive BURT, and why are we here. For the last time my name is Peggie!!!
  • How will I oh so ever live without my sweet Rubie!?
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